LSDU - Specimen: Lysergic Acid Diethylamide (LSD) Confirmation, Urine

Test Catalog

Test Name

Test ID: LSDU    
Lysergic Acid Diethylamide (LSD) Confirmation, Urine

Testing Algorithm Delineates situation(s) when tests are added to the initial order. This includes reflex and additional tests.

Specimen Type Describes the specimen type needed for testing

Urine

Advisory Information

For situations where chain of custody is required, a Chain-of-Custody Kit (T282) is available. For chain-of-custody testing, order LSDX / Lysergic Acid Diethylamide (LSD) Confirmation, Chain of Custody, Urine.

Additional Testing Requirements

If urine creatinine is required or adulteration of the sample is suspected, the following test should be requested, ADULT / Adulterants Survey, Urine. For additional information, refer to ADULT / Adulterants Survey, Urine.

 

See Adulterant Survey Algorithm in Special Instructions.

Specimen Required Defines the optimal specimen. This field describes the type of specimen required to perform the test and the preferred volume to complete testing. The volume allows automated processing, fastest throughput and, when indicated, repeat or reflex testing.

Container/Tube: Plastic, 60-mL urine bottle

Specimen Volume: 20 mL

Collection Instructions:

1. Collect a random urine specimen.

2. No preservative.

Additional Information:

1. No specimen substitutions.

2. No STATS are accepted for this procedure.

3. Additional drug panels and specific requests are available. Call Mayo Medical Laboratories at 800-533-1710 or 507-266-5700.

4. Submitting less than 20 mL will compromise our ability to perform all necessary testing.

Forms

Chain-of-Custody Request Form is included in the Chain-of-Custody Kit (T282). A copy of this form is also available at http://www.mayomedicallaboratories.com/it-mmfiles/chain-of-custody-request-form.pdf.

Specimen Minimum Volume The amount of sample necessary to provide a clinically relevant result as determined by the Laboratory.

5 mL

Reject Due To Identifies specimen types and conditions that may cause the specimen to be rejected

Hemolysis

Mild OK; Gross OK

Lipemia

NA

Icterus

Mild OK; Gross reject

Other

NA

Specimen Stability Information Provides a description of the temperatures required to transport a specimen to the laboratory. Alternate acceptable temperature(s) are also included.

Specimen TypeTemperatureTime
UrineRefrigerated (preferred)14 days
 Frozen 14 days
 Ambient 72 hours